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Software Library: MS-DOS Games

Software for MS-DOS machines that represent entertainment and games. The collection includes action, strategy, adventure and other unique genres of game and entertainment software. Through the use of the EM-DOSBOX in-browser emulator, these programs are bootable and playable. Please be aware this browser-based emulation is still in beta - contact Jason Scott, Software Curator, if there are issues or questions. Thanks to eXo for contributions and assistance with this archive.

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Developed by Tommy's Toys Platform DOS Released 1992 Genre Puzzle Pacing Turn-based Perspective Text-based / Spreadsheet Gameplay Word Construction Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description Tommy's Cryptoquips is a shareware code breaking game that is based on the 'Cryptograms' that are popular in some newspapers and puzzle books. The game displays a quotation that has been encrypted by a form of letter substitution code, and the player's task is to decode it. It can be played as a single player...
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Developed by Tommy's Toys Platform DOS Released 1986 Genre Strategy/Tactics Gameplay Cards / Tiles Description Tommy's Cribbage is a single player, shareware implementation of the popular card game in which the player takes on the computer. This implementation features both five and six card versions, the five card version is played to sixty-one points and the six card version is played to one hundred and twenty-one points. The game features an optional Muggin's option which, when enabled,...
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Developed by Tommy's Toys Platform DOS Released 1988 Genre Puzzle Pacing Turn-based Perspective Text-based / Spreadsheet Description Tommy's Connecting Point is a word association game. It may be played by one person playing against themselves or by two or four people. The game is based on free association word chains, similar to the UK party game Tennis-Elbow-Foot, where there is a connection between the words one and two and between words two and three but not necessarily between word one and...
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Developed by Tommy's Toys Platform DOS Released 1986 Genre Strategy/Tactics Gameplay Board Game Description Tommy's Chess Set is a shareware, chess game which uses character graphics. It is fairly natural when thinking about chess games to think of programs like IBM's Deep Blue and others of its kind, games that play chess well enough to give anyone from an amateur to a grand master a good game. Tommy's Chess Set is not that kind of a game as it does not actually play chess itself. What it does...
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Developed by Tommy's Toys Platform DOS Released 1986 Genre Action, Racing / Driving Perspective Top-down Description Tommy's Chariots is a shareware chariot racing game which uses character graphics. There is a nice optional start to the game with a humorous priests invocation, in text, and then the race begins. The player has to take their character, pun intended, round the stadium eight times in each race. During that race the other charioteers will obstruct and collide with their chariot....
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Developed by Tommy's Toys Platform DOS Released 1994 Genre Strategy/Tactics Gameplay Cards / Tiles Description Tommy's Calabresella is a shareware, single player, trick-taking card game, in real life this is a game for three players but in this implementation the player takes one seat, north and the computer pays the other two. The game is also known as Terziglio, it is Italian in origin and it is said to have been popular among the priesthood. Detailed rules of the game are contained within...
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Developed by Tommy's Toys Platform DOS Released 1987 Genre Strategy/Tactics Gameplay Board Game Perspective Top-down Description Tommy's Backgammon is a single-player shareware game. As with most of Tommy's games it uses character graphics and is entirely keyboard controlled. It has basic sound effects and command line switches to start the game with sound turned off and to force either a colour or monochrome display. This game has nine skill levels, and a choice of Dutch or Standard backgammon...
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Developed by Tommy's Toys Platform DOS Released 1986 Genre Action, Strategy/Tactics Gameplay Shooter Perspective Top-down Vehicular Helicopter Description Tommy's Airshark is a single player, shareware, vertical scrolling, helicopter game made using character graphics. The object is to fly over enemy territory and to destroy as many SAM missile firing tanks as possible. The SAM missiles home in on the player's 'copter but can be avoided by making continuous changes to course, speed and height....
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Developed by Tommy's Toys Platform DOS Released 1986 Genre Simulation Description Tommy's ATC is a single player, shareware, air traffic control game. The player takes the role of the air traffic controller for the Greater Metropolitan Area of Podunk. In the centre of the game area is a cross representing runways 1 and 2. Aircraft appear in the window identified by a letter, their height and direction. The player enters commands to alter the heading, the height and so-on in order to bring...
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Developed by Nexus Software Platform DOS Released 1992 Genre Action Gameplay Arcade Perspective Top-down Description The Tomb is a clone of the arcade classic Tutankham , in which the player must avoid snakes and the like and collect treasure. From Mobygames.com. Original Entry
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Official Site TinyTris Platform DOS Released Jul 26, 2004 Genre Action, Puzzle Gameplay Falling Block Puzzle Perspective Side view Interface Direct Control Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description TinyTris approximates the Game Boy version of Tetris as a PC game in less than 3 KB. It only implements the classic game mode, known as "A-type" in the Game Boy version: move, rotate and drop the falling 4-piece blocks, stack them in a pile at the bottom of the pit, and form complete...
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Platform DOS Released 1989 Genre Action, Puzzle Perspective Top-down Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description TiltMaze is a single player game based on those annoying puzzles in which the player must herd lots of balls into the centre of a maze In this implementation the maze is tilted via the arrow keys and the small balls of the real game are replaced with smiley yellow faces, the object being to get all the faces into the central area. At various points within the maze there are traps that...
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Platforms Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Arcade, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, TurboGrafx-16, ZX Spectrum Developed by Capcom Co., Ltd. Published by Capcom Co., Ltd. Released 1987 Genre Action Gameplay Fighting Perspective Side view Visual 2D scrolling Setting Fantasy Description Tiger Road is a beat 'em up in which you (as Lee Wong) must rescue the village children from the evil Ryo Ken Oh. Many levels are horizontally scrolling, although with high ledges to jump onto and follow for a slightly different...
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Platform DOS Released 2002 Pacing Turn-based Perspective Top-down Genre Strategy/Tactics Interface Menu Structures Gameplay Board Game Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description Tic Tac Toe is a basic implementation of original paper and pencil version. The player may compete only with computer. The game is entirely keyboard controlled by pressing 1-9 buttons, assigned to one field on the board. From Mobygames.com. Original Entry
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Platform DOS Published by MicroClassics Released 1983 Genre Strategy/Tactics Pacing Turn-based Perspective Top-down Gameplay Board Game Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description The strategy board game Chinese Checkers is unrelated to checkers, nor does it originate in China; nevertheless, this particular adaptation draws heavily on Chinese themes. Tiào Ch'i translates to "jump chess", and computer AI players are given the names of deities from the ancient Chinese pantheon. Each player...
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Platform DOS Published by Ingenuity Software Released 1994 Genre Action Pacing Real-Time Perspective Top-down Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Description A simple head-to-head deathmatch between two spaceships. You can choose two powerups from a selection that includes a variety of missiles, shields, and cloaking devices, then battle against a computer AI or human player, ranging in difficulty from "sitting duck" to "very dangerous". The physics are...
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Developed by Scenerio Software Platform DOS Published by Apogee Software Productions Released 1990 Genre Action, Compilation Gameplay Arcade, Puzzle elements Perspective Side view, Top-down Visual 2D scrolling Description You find yourself trapped deep within Thor's domain. Your mission is to locate three missing items that are scattered throughout the place. The missing items are the Female-item, the Heart-item and the Male-item. The player controls a smiley face through an ASCII-based world....
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Platforms Amiga, Amiga CD32, DOS Developed by Spidersoft Limited Published by Alternative Software Ltd. Released 1995 Genre Action Gameplay Pinball Perspective Top-down Misc Licensed Description Britt Alcroft's train-based characters (famously voiced by Ringo Starr) were brought to several computer games, and this is perhaps the most unusual, simplifying the game of pinball to aim it at younger players. Four different tables are included, based loosely around Thomas, James, Percy and Toby. Up...
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Platform DOS Published by Apogee Software Productions Released Dec 10, 1988 Genre Puzzle Gameplay Hunting Perspective Text-based / Spreadsheet Interface Text Parser Description Inside a vast network of caves lies hundreds of valuable gold nuggets waiting to be found. But also awaiting the adventurer is the fearsome Wumpus, a cave creature no one has ever seen and lived to describe it. Your goal is to locate the Wumpus and shoot him with an arrow from a connecting cave. Do not enter the cave...
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Official Site Tetris Gold Professional Developed by Media King Entertainment Platform DOS Published by Media King Entertainment Released 1998 Genre Puzzle Pacing Real-Time Interface Direct Control Gameplay Falling Block Puzzle Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description Tetris Gold Professional is a basic protected-mode DOS Tetris game from 1998, distributed with DOS and Windows installers as was typical for Windows 3.1-era DOS games. There are no options and no difficulty selection. Level 2 chooses...
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Developed by Udev Platform DOS Released Jul 15, 2000 Genre Action, Puzzle Gameplay Falling Block Puzzle Perspective Side view Interface Direct Control Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description TetRAM is a small, memory-resident (TSR) Tetris game: working around the single-tasking nature of DOS, it loads itself into RAM and can be started later at any time. The first commercial Tetris had already included such a feature, but this version achieves other goals: a tiny memory footprint (4KB plus...
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Developed by Bethesda Softworks LLC Platform DOS Published by Bethesda Softworks LLC Released 1991 Genre Action, Racing / Driving Gameplay Sandbox / Open World, Shooter Perspective 1st-person Misc Licensed Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Description This adaptation of the action movie with the same name is a 3D open-world action and driving game. The player takes the role of Kyle Reese and protects Sarah Connor from the cyborg sent back in time to kill her, or becomes the Terminator and attempts to...
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Platform DOS Released Oct, 1982 Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Perspective 1st-person Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Description Target is a simple game of marksmanship: as a series of hostile starships zoom nonchalantly across the screen, you attempt to get them within your crosshairs, so you can proceed to fry them with your trusty pair of lasers. You'll face off against five such enemies, and each one will take a somewhat different flight path; the four available skill levels determine...
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Platform DOS Released Mar 06, 1995 Gameplay Interactive Fiction / Text Adventure Perspective Text-based / Spreadsheet Narrative Horror, Thriller Genre Adventure Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Interface Text Parser Description In the sci-fi text adventure Tamoret: An Adventure to the Fourth Dimension , an evil presence from another dimension has arrived and is causing chaos for the small town of Tamoret. From Mobygames.com. Original Entry
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Official Site Tactile Platform DOS Published by RufusPro Software Released 1989 Genre Strategy/Tactics Pacing Turn-based Perspective Top-down Gameplay Board Game Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description This strategy game is played on a 8x8 board, which starts out populated with a specific pattern of pieces. There is always one human player against the computer: you control the blue pieces, based around the center of the board; the computer player ("Max") commands the red ones, arranged...
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Developed by Digital Learning Systems, Inc. Platform PC Booter Published by IBM Released 1984 Gameplay Game Show / Trivia / Quiz Description Up to 14 individuals or teams can play in this game of TV and movie trivia. From Mobygames.com. Original Entry
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Developed by Obsessed Maniacs, The Platform DOS Published by Obsessed Maniacs, The Released May 11, 1996 Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Perspective Side view Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Description TIE Invaders is a simple, fixed-screen space shooter. The player takes control of a dinky, mobile cannon that can move left and right across the bottom of the screen. This unlikely defender finds itself harassed by a never-ending wave of alien intruders hell-bent on...
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Platforms Amiga, Atari ST, DOS Developed by Microïds Published by Microïds Released 1992 Genre Sports Perspective 3rd-person (Other) Sport Snowboarding / Skiing Description In the sequel to Super Ski , six ski events are available - Super Giant, Bobsleigh, Slalom, Ski Jump, Moguls, and Downhill. Set in famous resorts of French Alps such as Val-d'Isère, Courchevel, or La Tania, ski events may be practiced in Training mode, or taken on in a sequence of 2 of each in Competition mode. Almost all...
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Platform DOS Published by Yedioth Ahronoth Released 1993 Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Platform Perspective Side view Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description Super Trix is a promotional game of the Israeli newspaper Yedioth Ahronoth , in collaboration with Coca-Cola. The player controls Super Trix on his quest to recover the six missing sections of the newspaper and has to go through each of the levels while dealing with hostile bees, thunderbolts, and other dangers. Super Trix's health is...
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Developed by Marixon Platform DOS Published by Marixon Released Aug, 1994 Genre Action Gameplay Platform, Shooter Perspective Side view Description Super Cop is a Korean-made platform shooter similar to early Duke Nukem platformers. The player controls a boy who has miraculously turned into a super-cop and must traverse hostile areas to defeat monsters and evil mechanical creatures. The game's visual style is fairly colorful, and many of the enemies are anthropomorphic animals. The player must...
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Developed by Softry Platform DOS Published by Softry Released 1995 Genre Sports Gameplay Arcade Perspective 3rd-person (Other) Sport Football (European) / Soccer Description Super Action Ball is a Korean-made humorous arcade-style football (soccer) game. Teams consisting of four players each compete in small stadiums. Though the background graphics suggest open-air areas, the ball can ricochet off the field's borders and is physically unable to leave it. Most football rules and features...
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Also For PC-98 Developed by Event Horizon Software, Inc. Published by Strategic Simulations, Inc. Released 1992 Gameplay Action RPG, Puzzle elements Perspective Bird's-eye view Genre Action Setting Fantasy Interface Point and Select Visual 2D scrolling, Isometric Description The Summoning is a single-character fantasy role-playing adventure, set inside a huge labyrinth with 40 different levels and hordes of mean monsters. Use steel, magic and wit to fight, cast and puzzle your way through the...
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Platforms Apple II, Commodore 64, PC Booter, Wii Developed by Epyx, Inc. Published by U.S. Gold Ltd. Released 1985 Genre Sports Perspective Side view, Top-down Visual 2D scrolling, Fixed / Flip-screen Sport Olympiad / Mixed Sports Description Eight Olympic events feature in this game, and any selection of these can be played at a time. There is no pure sprinting, and only the rowing and cycling can be thought of as pure joystick-waggling. The triple jump involves pressing right to start the hop...
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Also For Windows Developed by Byron Preiss Multimedia Company, Inc., Saffire, Inc Published by SoftKey Multimedia Inc. Released 1996 Genre Action Gameplay Shooter Perspective 1st-person Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic ESRB Rating Kids to Adults Description There are five suits, each being a complete set of living armour, and they have all invaded Earth. Four Suits are set on laying the planet to waste and the fifth Suit is out to stop them but first it must bond with a host. The Suit is a Virtual...
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Developed by Artworx Software Company, Inc. Platform DOS Published by Artworx Software Company, Inc. Released 1995 Genre Strategy/Tactics Gameplay Cards / Tiles Perspective 1st-person Narrative Adult ESRB Rating Adults Only Description This revision of 4th edition of Strip Poker is absolutely new game. Done in VESA SVGA is runs absolutely on every computer. You can play with three girls or boys at ones. Photos of three new girls are presented. Also you can add Data Disks with other girls, and...
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Platforms Amiga, Amiga CD32, Atari ST, DOS, Genesis, SNES Developed by Rage Software Ltd. Published by Elite Systems Ltd. Released 1992 Genre Sports Perspective Bird's-eye view Visual 2D scrolling Sport Football (European) / Soccer Description Striker is a football (soccer) game with a forced-perspective 3D view. The players are drawn large and there is a large scanner to assist with long passing. The standard mode has the ball sticking closely to the feet, which makes mazy runs upfield a...
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Platforms Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, DOS, TI-99/4A, VIC-20 Developed by DesignWare, Inc. Published by Spinnaker Software Corporation Released 1982 Genre Educational Perspective Side view Educational Reading / Writing Description Story Machine is a product aimed at children for teaching language skills. The product contains animations assigned to key nouns, and verbs. By typing phrases such as "The Girl Jumps Over the Flower" will show the player an animation of a girl jumping over a...
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